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Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:06 PM

David Axelrod: Todd Akin's Comments Are 'Inconvenient' For Romney-Ryan, 'Not Inconsistent'

Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign is, not surprisingly, unwilling to accept Mitt Romney's condemnation of Rep. Todd Akin's controversial remarks and move on.

Akin, a Missouri Republican who is running for Senate, said Sunday that women who are the victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant. In an interview with The Huffington Post on Monday, chief Obama strategist David Axelrod said the comments reflected the larger philosophy of the GOP presidential ticket.

He predicted that the public would find the remarks even more distasteful once it became widely known that Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), teamed up with Akin on strict anti-abortion measures.

"When you look at who Akin's partner was on all the anti-choice legislation, it was Paul Ryan," said Axelrod. "When you look at the legislation that would limit a women's right to choose, even for victims of rape and incest, that is the Akin-Ryan position. And frankly, by endorsing personhood amendments ... Romney has gone there too. This is the prevailing position of the Republican Party."

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/20/david-axelrod-todd-akin_n_1811693.html

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Reply David Axelrod: Todd Akin's Comments Are 'Inconvenient' For Romney-Ryan, 'Not Inconsistent' (Original post)
kpete Aug 2012 OP
beac Aug 2012 #1
Dustlawyer Aug 2012 #2
MessiahRp Aug 2012 #4
politicasista Aug 2012 #9
MichiganVote Aug 2012 #3
GreenPartyVoter Aug 2012 #5
Cha Aug 2012 #6
bushisanidiot Aug 2012 #7
politicasista Aug 2012 #8

Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:18 PM

1. Akin is your big-ass not-going-away albatross-esque petard, GOP.

Enjoy being hoist by it for the rest of the election season!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:20 PM

2. They say Dems have no spine, Rmoney runs as fast as he can! The man makes Kerry a

stalwart, steadfast, stick to your guns MF!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #2)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:51 PM

4. Kerry WAS all of those things

Apologies to you if you believed the media narrative that ignored his attempts to fight back.

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Response to MessiahRp (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 22, 2012, 12:04 AM

9. Weird people are seem to be hating on Senator Kerry of late

He defends Obama, he speaking at the DNC, helping Dems/Liberals get elected/re-elected and he gets berated for it.

Wow.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:30 PM

3. Reality to Axelrod: the comments were disgusting and disparaging to women. Distasteful is for bad

food, or clueless remarks or apparel faux pas. These were serious shit storm comments among women in this country. They hit a major artery killing nerve. They display the total discrimination package. The big bad wholly BS craptacular fuck think that women try to hold the justice dept., the court system and even the therapeutic systems accountable every single day in this country. You imagine that politicians are exempt?

Get a fucking grip.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 11:54 PM

5. True enough.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Aug 21, 2012, 02:48 AM

6. Keep the Pressue On..thank you,

David Axelrod!

"He predicted that the public would find the remarks even more distasteful once it became widely known that Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), teamed up with Akin on strict anti-abortion measures."

Akin is rightfully Tied to Lyin Ryan/mini mitt.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Aug 21, 2012, 12:46 PM

7. Spot On, Mr. Axlerod!

nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Wed Aug 22, 2012, 12:02 AM

8. Interesting.

Let's do Rove's work for him. Tear down Senator Kerry to diss Romney and praise President Obama.

That's more productive.




On edit. Mr. Ax is spot on.

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